Synonyms of slavish in English:

slavish


See definition of slavish

adjective

1‘they were reviled as slavish lackeys of the government’

SYNONYMS

servile, subservient, fawning, obsequious, sycophantic, excessively deferential, toadying, ingratiating, unctuous, grovelling, cringing, toadyish, sycophantish, abject, craven, humble, Uriah Heepish, self-abasing

informal slimy, bootlicking, sucky, soapy, forelock-tugging

North American informal brown-nosing, apple-polishing

British vulgar slang arse-licking, bum-sucking

North American vulgar slang kiss-ass, ass-kissing, suckholing

ANTONYMS

independent, assertive

2‘a slavish copying of medieval motifs’

SYNONYMS

unoriginal, uninspired, unimaginative, uninventive, non-innovative, imitative, derivative

ANTONYMS

original, imaginative